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The Sustainable Edge: 15 Minutes a Week to a Richer Entrepreneurial Life
Ron Carson and Scott Ford deliver a series of questions, and an easy process, for getting the most out of our life and work.

20 winners picked on 1/25/2016

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
Cal Newport teaches us why the ability to do "deep work" is more important than ever in a digital age, and how to get there.

20 winners picked on 1/18/2016

Reclaim Your Brain: How to Calm Your Thoughts, Heal Your Mind, and Bring Your Life Back Under Control
Joseph A. Annibal, M.D., takes us on a tour of the brain to teach us how to calm the waters there.

20 winners picked on 1/12/2016

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The 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Books of the Year Shortlist
Today we're giving away all eight books on our shortlist to one lucky winner.

1 winners picked on 12/28/2015

The Patient's Playbook
Leslie Michelson has written a book on how to be a better healthcare consumer that could literally teach you "how to save your life and the lives of those you love."

20 winners picked on 12/8/2015

Little Victories: Perfect Rules for Imperfect Living
Jason Gay offers us simple rules to live by, the most important of which is to celebrate the "little victories" in everyday life.

20 winners picked on 11/30/2015

Women and Transition: Reinventing Work and Life
Linda Rossetti furthers the conversation of women in transition in the work and life by keeping the focus on women.

20 winners picked on 11/16/2015

One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness
Rasmus Hougaard teached us to speed up by slowing down, to be more effective by being more mindful.

20 winners picked on 11/9/2015

Above the Line: Lessons in Leadership and Life from a Championship Season
Urban Meyer is an exceptional football coach, with an exceptional system for success that he lays out in his new book on leadership.

20 winners picked on 11/2/2015

Design the Life You Love: A Step-By-Step Guide to Building a Meaningful Future
Ayse Birsel helps us deconstruct our lives and design a more meaningful future.

20 winners picked on 10/26/2015

The go giver
The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea
Bob Burg and John David Mann's book has become a movement, and it is now out in an expanded and updated edition.

20 winners picked on 10/19/2015

Works Well with Others: An Outsider's Guide to Shaking Hands, Shutting Up, Handling Jerks, and Other Crucial Skills in Business That No One Ever Teaches You
Ross McCammmon's book of career advice is fast-moving, funny, and will help fortify you against feelings of inadequacy.

20 winners picked on 10/12/2015

Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family
Anne-Marie Slaughter, whose famous Atlantic article documented the struggles women face when pursuing a career and raising a family, now has a full-length book that offers solutions.

20 winners picked on 10/5/2015

X: The Experience When Business Meets Design
Brian Solis has always helped us stay ahead of the curve on business trends in new media and a digital world, and we're confident he'll do the same in X.

20 winners picked on 12/28/2014

We Are All Weird, and we should Poke the Box
Seth Godin reminds us that We Are All Weird, and we should use that weirdness to Poke the Box.

40 winners picked on 9/21/2015

Grit to Great : How Perseverance, Passion, and Pluck Take You from Ordinary to Extraordinary
Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval remind us that, while big dreams and big ideas are great, we have to get a little gritty to accomplish them.

20 winners picked on 9/14/2015

The Culling: A Business Book Grab Bag Giveaway
We're cleaning house and culling books, and would like to give you some of our favorite doubles.

20 winners picked on 9/8/2015

Rising Strong
Brené Brown taught us how to be courageously vulnerable in her last book. Her new book teaches us how to get up when that inevitably knocks us down.

20 winners picked on 8/31/2015

Leap: Leaving a Job with No Plan B to Find the Career and Life You Really Want
Tess Vigeland had her dream job, and she left it—without knowing what she'd do next. This is her story, and the story of others like her.

20 winners picked on 8/24/2015

Discover Your True North
Bill George helps orient leaders toward their most authentic selves, their True North.

20 winners picked on 8/17/2015

Louder Than Words: Harness the Power of Your Authentic Voice
Todd Henry shows us how stand apart from the noise by finding an authenticity within you (or your organization) that resonates with the wider world.

20 winners picked on 8/10/2015

The Richest Man Who Ever Lived: The Life and Times of Jacob Fugger
Greg Steinmetz tells the story of Jacob Fugger, "the richest man who ever lived," and one that more than anyone else created the modern world.

20 winners picked on 8/3/2015

The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity from Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters and Other Informal Entrepreneurs
Alexa Clay and Kyra Maya Phillips dive into the informal economy to find out what it can teach us about innovation and creativity.

20 winners picked on 7/28/2015

The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of Your Life
Bernard Roth, the academic director and one of the founders of Stanford's famed d. school, teaches us how to make achievement a habit.

20 winners picked on 7/21/2015

Team Genius: The New Science of High-Performing Organizations
Rich Karlgaard and Michael S. Malone, two of the best business journalists working today who had two of the best books of 2014 (we named Malone's the best), are back in 2015 with a joint effort.

20 winners picked on 7/13/2015